lightness (n.) Old form(s): lightnesse
irresponsibility, levity, frivolity, fickleness
3H6 III.i.88[King to Keepers, of a feather] Such is the lightness of you common men
AC I.iv.25[Caesar to Lepidus] yet must Antony / No way excuse his foils when we do bear / So great weight in his lightness
TS IV.ii.24[Tranio as Lucentio to Hortensio, of Bianca] mine eyes are witness of her lightness
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